The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.71% 4.24% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.97% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 46 33
Median salary £39,500 £37,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% -10.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1126 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.82% 85.24% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 748 946 1217
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Cheshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +6 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Knutsford +6 7 £50,000 - 1
Crewe -5 5 £39,000 +27.86%
Warrington -15 4 £47,250 +35.00% 3
Macclesfield - 4 £40,000 -
Chester -9 3 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Software Engineering
North West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (42.86%) Java
3 38 (38.78%) Degree
4 33 (33.67%) .NET
5 32 (32.65%) C#
6 31 (31.63%) HTML
6 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
7 30 (30.61%) SQL
7 30 (30.61%) Finance
8 28 (28.57%) MVC
9 25 (25.51%) ASP.NET
9 25 (25.51%) CSS
9 25 (25.51%) Linux
10 24 (24.49%) SDLC
11 23 (23.47%) Web Services
11 23 (23.47%) TDD
12 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (20.41%) Banking
14 19 (19.39%) C++
15 18 (18.37%) OO
16 17 (17.35%) C
16 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
17 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (16.33%) Oracle
17 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
17 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
18 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
19 14 (14.29%) REST
19 14 (14.29%) Scrum
19 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.12%) JBoss
1 6 (6.12%) WebLogic
1 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.08%) ColdFusion
3 3 (3.06%) CICS
3 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
4 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Confluence
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) BASE24
1 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) SaaS
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) GPRS
2 11 (11.22%) HTTP
3 8 (8.16%) Internet
4 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.12%) Bluetooth
5 6 (6.12%) DVB
5 6 (6.12%) Ethernet
5 6 (6.12%) GSM
5 6 (6.12%) NFC
5 6 (6.12%) UMTS
5 6 (6.12%) VoIP
5 6 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (6.12%) WLAN
6 1 (1.02%) Firewall
6 1 (1.02%) Intranet
6 1 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.24%) MySQL
3 10 (10.20%) DB2
4 9 (9.18%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.06%) IMS/DB
7 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.02%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.14%) Subversion
4 6 (6.12%) Gradle
4 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.06%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.04%) JIRA
7 2 (2.04%) Moq
7 2 (2.04%) NUnit
7 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.02%) Mockito
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.02%) Selenium
8 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 11 (11.22%) Corporate Banking
4 9 (9.18%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.12%) Automotive
5 6 (6.12%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.02%) Avionics
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Software Engineer
2 26 (26.53%) Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Software Developer
7 7 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Development Team Leader
9 5 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.67%) .NET
2 31 (31.63%) HTML
3 25 (25.51%) ASP.NET
3 25 (25.51%) CSS
4 23 (23.47%) Web Services
5 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 14 (14.29%) REST
8 13 (13.27%) Entity Framework
8 13 (13.27%) XML
9 12 (12.24%) AngularJS
9 12 (12.24%) Spring
10 11 (11.22%) Hibernate
10 11 (11.22%) HTML5
11 10 (10.20%) J2EE
11 10 (10.20%) JSON
11 10 (10.20%) Node.js
12 9 (9.18%) Flash
12 9 (9.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.14%) User Experience
4 6 (6.12%) CAN bus
4 6 (6.12%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.12%) Internet of Things
4 6 (6.12%) iPhone
4 6 (6.12%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.12%) MPEG
4 6 (6.12%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.10%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (3.06%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.04%) iPad
8 2 (2.04%) IVR
8 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Android
3 10 (10.20%) Windows
4 8 (8.16%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (8.16%) Unix
5 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.12%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
5 6 (6.12%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) MVC
3 24 (24.49%) SDLC
4 23 (23.47%) TDD
5 18 (18.37%) OO
6 16 (16.33%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.31%) Waterfall
8 14 (14.29%) Scrum
9 12 (12.24%) BDD
9 12 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.18%) QMS
12 8 (8.16%) OOD
12 8 (8.16%) Open Source
13 7 (7.14%) Multithreaded Programming
13 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
13 7 (7.14%) MVVM
13 7 (7.14%) Project Management
13 7 (7.14%) SOA
13 7 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.86%) Java
2 32 (32.65%) C#
3 31 (31.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (30.61%) SQL
5 19 (19.39%) C++
6 17 (17.35%) C
7 12 (12.24%) PHP
8 10 (10.20%) TypeScript
9 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.06%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.06%) COBOL
10 3 (3.06%) Python
11 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.04%) Perl
11 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.02%) ANSI C
12 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) VB
12 1 (1.02%) VC++
12 1 (1.02%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (38.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.08%) PhD
4 1 (1.02%) OCP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Firmware
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.12%) Intel
3 6 (6.12%) Sun
3 6 (6.12%) Symbian
4 4 (4.08%) IBM
5 3 (3.06%) Chordiant
5 3 (3.06%) Teradata
5 3 (3.06%) Zend
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe
6 2 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.02%) Freescale
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
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